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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Cross-border stock trading scheme is not a through train but a milk train

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 12:36am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp The new direct share trading agreement and wide restrictions will only increase inefficiency Through train of reform is actually just a milk train Hong Kong's financial services minister has warned market players not to expect the quota under the proposed cross-border stock trading scheme to be increased after it is filled, despite complaints that the cap ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong goes with the flow and reaps the rewards of capital movements

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:04am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the impression here that the good Peter is now quite sure of why it is happening. He has a long list of reasons including big dividend payments, cross-border deal activity and the coming launch ...

  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Time to revisit the so-called benefits of tourism

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... immediately deduct HK$52 billion in international transport costs for tourists. We, the people of Hong Kong, own no airlines, passenger ships or cross-border bus companies and we do not get any ... of new towns like Sheung Shui of having to go to Sha Tin for shopping because their shops at home have all been taken up by parallel traders or are otherwise devoted to mainland visitors? I lose ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    MTR's silence on delays offers test of how well the SFC protects investors

    Posted May 11th 2014, 03:34am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... in November that they would miss the completion deadline for the high-speed cross-border railway. The MTR Corp is a listed company, and listed companies are required by law to disclose in a timely ...

  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Can anyone get through to Carrie Lam?

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... is to make proper use of flats already built, not to build more flats that cross-border speculators will then buy and keep empty on the reasoning that an empty flat fetches a higher resale price than ... no decision affecting the New Territories unless it has first paid off the Heung Yee Kuk. This article was breached when a cabal of cross-border political heavies quietly bought 87 hectares ...

  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Smell a rat? Let the market deal with it

    Posted May 20th 2014, 12:41am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... way I have ever seen it done was by the chief trader at one brokerage for which I briefly worked. He put few orders through the back office until well after the market had closed. The interval ... the market does a better job of seeing off rat traders than any regulator does. Last year I once again met that chief trader who only sent his tickets in after the market closed. He hadn't found ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Too soon for Hong Kong to fear yuan free zones

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... as a courier on cross-border cash transfers, an important financial service to Hong Kong, can you land you in jail for 10 years if a judge thinks that a drug trafficker would handle money the same way. ...

  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    DPP finds right case in call to rein in SFC

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... evasion are also highly unlikely candidates. More likely this was just the underground cross-border funds flow system in action, which helps the wheels of commerce move. Beijing continues ...

  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    How jailing old ladies on suspicion aids Hong Kong's anti-crime image

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... on a new round of assessments to see whether they are doing so. If they are not, FATF can list them as non-compliant, which could trip up the cross-border money flows of their banks. How can you ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    UBS rate transgressions in Hong Kong are not what they appear to be

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:47am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp UBS rate transgressions are not what they appear to be Six traders at Swiss lender UBS attempted to manipulate Hong Kong interbank offered rates following the rigging of similar London interbank rates, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority found after an investigation lasting more than a year. SCMP, March 15 I have never been able to think of UBS as a ravening ...




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